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Mar 3, 2011 3:05am EST
outrageous and so cruel -- america >> reporter: that the question for many americans is simple -- how can this be legal? the supreme court answered. speech is powerful, chief justice john roberts wrote in the court's opinion. it can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow and as it did here, inflict great pain. we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker. the court held that because the protests deal with public issues -- gays in the military, war in iraq -- they are protected under the constitution. we do not stifle public debate, roberts wrote. >> this is the kind of case that is going to have an influence for generations. it is the supreme court standing up and giving constitutional protection to extremely unpopular speech. it's really what the first amendment is all about. >> reporter: this ruling was a sharp disappointment to the family of lance corporal math matthew snyder who was killed in iraq and whose funeral was picketed. >> we found out today that we can no longer bury our dead in this country with dignity. >> reporter: but the wes
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Mar 16, 2011 2:05am PDT
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ABC
Mar 17, 2011 2:05am PDT
america and bringing them into america. >> hey, how much? >> reporter: back at the flea market, we are undercover, too. we're looking for a brown one. suddenly vendors start to pack up. where are you going? >> they said the cops are here so we're packing. >> reporter: some take off running. they don't get far. police arrest six suspects in all. when we talked to them, most deny selling counterfeits or being part of a larger network. >> i didn't sell anything to anybody. >> reporter: because of north carolina's tough stance, they could face felony charges. do you realize what a risk that is in this state? >> now i do. >> reporter: authorities say often the vendors are low-level players, forced to sell to pay off a debt. are they making you work out here selling this stuff? >> it's not even my stuff. >> reporter: later, at a secret warehouse nearby, officers count and catalog all the merchandise, now evidence in criminal cases. the final tally? more than $700,000 in confiscated counterfeits. counterfeiters are getting way better at making fakes that look like the real thing, with the rig
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 3:05am EST
. >> favorite story was the grinch. love the grinch. march 2nd has been adopted as read across america day. >> i like how you take your job seriously. >> take a look at this. our assistant director liz made these cookies. this is mother of the year stuff. >> these books belong to her kids. [ female announcer ] picking tights isn't easy. picking a free detergent is. switch to tide free & gentle. it removes more residue from dirt, food, and stains. so nothing spoils this tights enthusiast's enthusiasm. tide free & gentle. style is an option. clean is not. ♪ >>> all right. when you hear these three words -- i'm charlie sheen -- where's the beef? we've been talking about it all morning. where's the beef? just do it. these are infamous catch-phrases. >> kfc's finger lickin' good is another famous one, of course. now they've changed it. jeremy hubbard took a look at some of the good, the bad and the downright ugly company catchphrases. >> hey, look there. didn't i tell you it was finger lickin' good? >> reporter: now that kfc's famous phrase has good finger lickin' good-bye it got us to thinki
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Mar 4, 2011 2:35am EST
. that's next. ??9óóóóó >>> welcome back. now, the late ost installment in our "made in america" challenge. we turned one family's home upside down by removing everything that wasn't made in america. >> but and replaced with things that were but how much did that cost? >> reporter: it all started with that brave invite from the usrys, john, anna, the kids, even the dog was okay with it. >> hello. >> reporter: allowing us to take everything out of the house that wasn't made in america. remember the shock? what do you think? >> all of our appliances are gone. >> reporter: bedtime? >> we have nothing left. >> reporter: remember how much they thought they had that was american? now the real challenge, replacing everything with american goods. >> hi. i'm trying to find -- >> reporter: it took sharyn and mrs. usry an hour. >> we just want a simple coffee maker -- >> well, you know, the perfect opportunity for people who want to go at home and check out things and see if maybe their house lives up to all this, you can check out abcnews.com/worldnews and check out the products. let's go
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Mar 18, 2011 2:05am PDT
he leaves washington today for his first official visit to south america. his meetings begin saturday in brazil. >>> and finally this half hour, a beauty queen who claims she lost her title because she gained weight. now she's taking her case to court. domonique ramirez was miss san antonio until the pageant kind of took her crown away. >> well, now it's in the hands of a jury. they're being asked to figure out what really went down. reporter paul zanemm acha now h the story. >> reporter: verbal exchanges, often testy, as president of the miss bear county organization answered questions posed by domonique ramirez's lawyer. she said that ramirez was often combative, irresponsible and missed or was late to many personal appearances. >> we made a vote and we decided that it was in the best interest of the organization and of san antonio to have her removed. >> reporter: woods denied earlier reports that the organization said ramirez had gain too much weight. >> >> domonique is not fat by any stretch of the imagination. she's a beautiful girl. but she wasn't ready for miss texas.
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 3:05am PDT
best effort forward and we give them all the resources that we would give anybody in america. >> reporter: marines from okinawa and dozens more transport helicopters have moved up the coast of japan. at least 100 air force personnel are working to restore electricity to an air base near the most effected areas. and the 150-member search and rescue teams from virginia and california that have been called upon in so many tragedies, will be moving out into the stricken towns. an indication just how desperate the japanese are for aid, in the 1995 earthquake there where 6,000 people died, the japanese refused most foreign aid. this time they are accepting aid from even rivals like china and south korea. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> that is certainly telling. >>> now, at ground level, as you can imagine, it is hard to exactly take in the size and scope of the destruction in japan. abc's christiane amanpour has a different perspective after taking an aerial tour. >> reporter: with search and rescue under way in the earthquake and tsunami zone, we wondered how much of the
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 2:05am PDT
eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh ♪ oprah: so we're all going to have a little champagne toast here in a moment. and i know when you leave, you go back on the road. you're promoting marlo's book. >> marlo's book titled "growing up laughing"--all the comics--she grew up with her father seinfeld, chris rock, jon stewart--they're all in the book "growing up laughing." thank you. oprah: there you go. and you're happy just being on the road with her. >> it is. it's fun. and also, she's a bestseller and, you know, we got to eat. oprah: let me just say this. i would like to ask all of you this question because, obviously, this moment is going to come for me the end of may, when i walk across this stage for the last time. and fortunately, i get to walk into my own network, but you know, so many memories here--25 years. this has been--as you know when you do this, it becomes your life. it becomes your life. so what did you feel the last time you walked across the stage? >> i think it was in some ways a sense of relief, but then a sense of hope because i
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 3:05am EST
jews, republicans and the tea party. >> they believe in sort of the white, middle america, gun-toting, i mean, it's scary. they're seriously racist, racist people. >> reporter: the donors were offering nothing more than a sting. controversial film maker james o'keefe ran that sting. npr's executive also stepped down. it could not have happened at a worse time. republicans wanted to eliminate more than $400 million federal drarz that go to public broadcasting, including npr. so it didn't help when schiller said this. >> it is very clear we're better in the long run without federal funding. npr would definitely survive. >> reporter: o'keefe targeted npr after it fired ron williams for saying he was sometimes nervous flying with muslims on fox news. williams unleashed on schiller. >> he wants to make it out that npr and he are the really good guys. they're the smart people. isn't it sad more people like them aren't running america. >> reporter: pbs officials say they were also invited to talk with those donorers but they halted talks after the donors could not prove who they were. >>> ev
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 3:05am EST
something obviously we're going to follow throughout the morning. please, stay tuned for "america this morning" as well as "good morning america" and all the latest at abcnews.com as we continue to cover this massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami in japan. it's going to be a horrible day in that part of the country. >> more details to come. stay with abc news. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- breaking news. a violent earthquake off japan's northeast coast has rocked the nation. >> a tsunami warning is in effect for a large portion of that country. as well as other nations as well. waves could top 30 feet or more. it is friday, march 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm peggy banker. >> i'm rob nelson. a very busy news day ahead. >> incredible footage as we see an earthquake that rocked japan. we're really watching the tsunamis now. you're looking at file footage of the quake. these are videos we got a bit earlier. initially reported as a 7.9 quake. it was upgraded to an 8.8 quake and 7.4 aftershock tha
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 2:35am EDT
america's wounded warriors, sometimes coming home can be a battle in itself. [crowd cheers] the uso provides eve american a way y to support our wounded waiors and tir families. join us. visit uso.org to learn how you can make a difference in their lives. what? it's good to be backck. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- it's america's responsibility that is what president obama told the nation about the u.s. military involvement in libya. >> but was the president specific enough in stating his case? it's tuesday, march 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm peggy bunker. >> and i'm rob nelson. >>> the president's address comes as libya's rebel forces gain even more ground invading moammar gadhafi's turf. >> and also coming up, the radioactive nightmare in japan. see why it's called a slow-motion meltdown at the fukushima nuclear plant and why it's such a serious threat. overhead pictures are unbelievable. >>> also later in this half hour, one of our producer's favorite stories of the day, is a growi
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 2:05am PST
. you can get all the latest information, obviously, on "america this morning," "good morning america" and abcnews.com. this tragedy unfolding in japan. looking at footage just into our studios, the tsunami, literally a wave caused by that earthquake going, you know, into that northeastern part of the country there, flooding that area. homes and businesses literally being wiped away. people on the roofs of their homes waving for help. you heard the prime minister say a wide area of damage, extending his sympathy to the victims of the unfolding disaster. >> asking for help from other countries and people will need that help as we start to get an assessment of what is going on. fire is a huge concern as you heard the prime minister discussing at nuclear sites, also a huge concern saying so far no disasters at that point. they shut down automatically. details on this are still coming in. we have heard reports of one death. obviously, those numbers -- that number is definitely expected to rise. so, we are continuing to get more pictures in. we'll bring you the very latest at abc news afte
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 2:05am PDT
than you think because general mills big g line of cereals is america's number one source of whole grain at breakfast. there's whole grain in every box... ♪ ♪ ...from chex... to cheerios... to lucky charms. so you can get the whole grain you want with the taste you love. get started on the whole grain you're missing with your favorite big g cereals. make sure to look for the white check. >> i'm about to really embarrass my wife. oprah: uh-huh. >> and my friend here. i have seen "the color purple," which you should've got an oscar for in 1984--i have seen it 55 times, and i want to do a little part for you. i know you remember this. [laughter] >> but here it goes. i said, "if i ever get to meet her"--and i made a dream come true. and if i can take a few minutes of your time... oprah: you are the first white man i've seen do it, though. [laughter and applause] >> and i hope i can get a hug from this. i hope i can get a hug after you see this. oprah: ok. >> you told harpo to beat me. all's my life i hads to fight. i had to fight my uncles, had to fight my father, had to fight my--
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Mar 30, 2011 2:05am PDT
america's largest private employer. >> what's wrong with this case is three plaintiffs are trying to represent more than 1.5 million associates. >> reporter: the three women on the court appeared to be the most sympathetic to the plaintiffs' case. ruth bader ginsburg asked, isn't there some responsibility on the company to say, is gender discrimination at work? if there is, isn't there an obligation to stop it? but justice scalia couldn't reconcile the idea that managers handled hiring properly with the idea gnat the company has a whole discriminated. which is it? it's either individual supervisors who are left on their own or there's a strong corporate culture which tells you what to do. if the lawsuit is allowed to proceed, it could involve as many as 1.5 million female employees seeking back pay that could amount to billions of dollars. >> if they rule against us, the fight has just begun. it's just begun. >> reporter: the suit was originally filed in 2001 and lower courts have ruled the case should proceed. a decision from the supreme court is expected in early summer. rob and pe
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Mar 15, 2011 2:05am PDT
. you can stay tuned for "america this morning" and also "good morning america" for live updates from japan. >>> another big headline we're following is another fatal bus crash in the new york city area. at least two people, including the driver, died after a luxury bus crashed near east brunswick, new jersey. the bus was on its way to washington, d.c. from new york after a weekend crash that killed 15 people. that bus also headed to new york from a casino. investigators looking into saturday's crash and they want to know why the driver was behind the wheel in the first place when his license was suspended. >>> a space shuttle worker has fallen to his death at the kennedy space center. the first launch pad fatality there in 30 years. he was identified as james vanover, an engineer for nasa contractor united space alliance. shuttle "endeavour" is being prepped for its final launch next week but work was suspended for the rest of the day and grief counseling was provided for coworkers. >>> let's take a look at your tuesday forecast. showers in atlanta, the carolinas, nashville, pittsbur
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 3:05am EDT
cover the every-changing situation in japan. we'll have live updates on "america this morning" and later on "good morning america." also stay up to date any time at abcnews.com. >>> moving on to other news beginning with libya. four "new york times" journalists who have been covering the fighting there are now missing. pull its zero prize winning reporter anthony shadid, stephen farrell and photographers tyler hicks and linsey add dario were last heard from on tuesday. meanwhile, moammar gadhafi's forces have been battling rebels in a key city in eastern libya. there could be a vote today in the u.n. security council on whether to impose a no-fly zone over libya. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton was in cairo talking through an unscheduled stroll -- taking an unscheduled stroll through tahrir square, the symbolic center of egypt's revolution. she urged egyptians to not let extremists ruin what they've already accomplished. clinton saying she will not stay on as the nation's top diplomat if president obama is re-elected. she also says she has no interest in another r
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Mar 3, 2011 2:05am PST
totino's pizza rolls. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh oprah: how did you tell your comment. he said, "oh, i knew." >> i never really grilled you to find out what you thought you elimination. you'd been through went really well. you had all >> was that a giveaway? surprised, and frankly, as long as she's happy, i really didn't oprah: you really didn't care. family that i guess i haven't imagined that i could, and this about being my mom or finding me about all of your faults and all of the mistakes. do you have any could've done it better. i wish do, you know? it's all a to do is be better than i did last time, but i log that and book where you were talking about when you'd hear his driveway and the kids were you'd move to action fast. oprah: "battle stations." yeah. for herself. thank you. ropia vida. you so much. nancy, thank you so much, and, family, thank you. "untied." it's in bookstores [captioned by the national ♪ ♪ hello sunshine ♪ sweet as you can be ♪ iove waking up [ chuckles ] ♪ to your morning melody
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Mar 16, 2011 3:05am EDT
radiation and how much exposure can actually make you sick. later on "america this morning" and "good morning america," we'll take you back to japan for the very latest on the ongoing disaster. >>> in other news, the persian gulf nation of bahrain is under a three month state of emergency. a reaction to what's escalated into deadly political unrest. demonstrators are calling for political reforms and a change in bahrain's long established monarchy. the military force led by saudi arabia has been clashing with the protesters. so far at least three people have died and hundreds more injured. the u.s. navy's main base in the region is located in bahrain. >>> and in libya, moammar gadhafi's forces appear set for an offensive on the main stronghold of the rebellion there. opposition fighters were routed from a key city yesterday opening the way to their base in benghazi. in his newest comment gadhafi called the rebels rats and also claimed only hundreds not thousands have been killed in the fighting. >>> and with that, here's a look at your wednesday weather. a wet day from san francisco n
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Mar 24, 2011 2:35am EDT
, and truman capote. >> sdooefbz the best. ♪ [male announcer] for america's wounded warriors, sometimes coming home can be a battle in itself. [crowd cheers] the uso provides every american a way y to support our wounded warriors and their families. join us. visit uso.org to learn how you can make a difference in their lives. what? it's good to be back. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> march madness resumes tonight as sweet 16 gets under way. pp we have a lot to get to. >> trash talk already. as we showed you on monday, david myers holds a one-point lead over rob. whatever i'm pp i'm three point back. willis is in last place. >> dead last place. to our sweet 16 picks now. david can score nicely tonight if florida, san diego state and duke come out on top. pitt, of course, already gone home for the year. >> ha ha. >> and tomorrow night's games, david scores if kentucky and syracuse are victorious. i'll be supporting florida, uconn and pains me, i'll be supporting duke. my pick for winning it all, pitt already home. tomorrow night i already have a party planned for my u
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Mar 1, 2011 2:35am EST
called into radio shows and sitting down for interviews. on "good morning america" he was surprisingly candid about his heavy drug use. >> last time i took drugs, i probably took more than anybody could survive. you know. >> reporter: what are we talking about? how much. >> i don't know, man, i was banging seven gram rocks. >> reporter: he's channelling that same passion toward cbs. he plans to sue the network for shutting down his hit tv series "two and a half men". >> wouldn't you? i don't have a job. i have a whole family to support and love. and people beyond myself, people a lot more important than me are relying on that money to fuel the magic, you know. they're going to actually put it on a scale. a little more, a little more, add some gold, add some gold. bingo. i'm here to collect, you know. and they're going to lose. >> reporter: and he says he plans to enjoy every minute of his roller coaster ride. but you love to party. >> i mean, what's not to love? >> reporter: andrea canning, abc news. >> pretty incredible. a bit of good news. the crew, warner brothers has d
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 2:35am EDT
coverage of the military action in libya. more live reports are just ahead on "america this morning" and also on good morning good morning. you'll find breaking developments any time on abcnews.com. >>> and now to japan where efforts to cool that crippled nuclear facility are under way. >> that is amid fears about food contaminated by radioactivity and a death toll from the whole catastrophe that continues to rise. >> we go to abc's akiko fujita live in kamaishi, japan. >> reporter: good morning. we just learned power has been restored to reactors number three, four and five. and it is just the news japanese officials have been waiting for. that's key because that power will eventually get everything running in a way that cools down the reactors and adds cooling water to spent fuels that are leaking radiation. now, they've also been working on the replacement pumps. if that starts working, enough sea water is pumped into reactors and spent pool fuels, officials believe they could stabilize the plant. meaning, bring the temperatures back to a safe cooling place. they are expected to resum
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Mar 23, 2011 2:05am PDT
brown, throwing a chair, breaking a window after his interview on "good morning america" with robin roberts. a lot of people say this is going to hurt him in the long run. we know he's sort of an angry guy in general. of course, he has this history with rihanna. which he can't seem to get away from. he got very angry and went into a fit of rage off camera after robin roberts asked him repeated questions about the domestic violence incident with rihanna. that was back in 2009. he seems really frustrated that he can't quite get away from this issue. let's face it, this is something that's going to follow him for quite some time. do you think charlie sheen will be able to get away from winning for the rest of his life? it's going to be part of the mantra. he went backstage, threw a chair into the window, broke the window. they're saying his potential appearance on "dancing with the stars" will be canceled. >> really? >> shirtless, by the way -- i can see why he did that. >> they said he didn't say much. he left the interview, went berserk and that's when this happened. there's a taped
ABC
Mar 9, 2011 2:05am PST
america. oprah: mm-hmm. >> i've been an entrepreneur. i've been a governor. but i'd like to be defined by my--by my heart. oprah: mm-hmm. oprah: if you knew then what you know now--that's 10 years ago--what would you tell that presidential hopeful? >> i'd tell that person that serving as president is the honor of a lifetime. oprah: mm-hmm. >> i would say there's going to be some tough moments for you, buddy. but i'd say this--don't sell your soul for the sake of politics. have a set of principles that are inviolate. defend those principles, no matter what it might cost you inin all these endless polls. and i will tell you, oprah, one of my proudest accomplishments was i didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity. and i would hope other people--i hope people understand that. it's an important thing in life. and if you chase popularity, you're chasing something that is just a fleeting moment, but principles last forever. oprah: was it a difficult process for you writing this book? >> no, it was an easy process. first of all, it kept me occupied. and i was anxious to get this
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Mar 24, 2011 2:05am PDT
thing. >>> but first, chris brown' rampage after his "good morning america" interview. stay tuned to hear the apology. stay tuned to hear the apology. nenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenenen
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Mar 8, 2011 2:35am EST
planned parenthood, which has become a major source of abortions in america. >> reporter: former minnesota governor tim paw lawnlenty. >> we have people in america say marriage will be defined however we feel like defining it. no, it won't. it will be defined as a man and woman. >> reporter: other participant included buddy roemer and rick santorum. real estate tycoon donald trump did not attend but did send an aide to iowa to gauge interest for his candidacy. sarah palin is undecided. she told the bbc it depends on what the american people want. >> well, the american electorate be ready for someone a bit unconventional in terms of a candidate who will call it like she sees it and who will not be beholden to special interests or such obsessed partisanship to let a political machine get in the way. >> reporter: many conservatives in the audience heard about social issues, many wanted to hear more specifics about economic solutions. peggy and rob? >>> a more political new this is morning, another u.s. senate seat is up for grabs. this one in nevada. republican john has announced he will not
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Mar 22, 2011 3:05am EDT
international forces' timeline on "america this morning" and hear about who's not happy with u.s. military involvement in libya. that's coming up later today on "good morning america." >>> now to japan and its nuclear fears, which appear to be easing this morning, if only a little bit. experts say the cloud of smoke escaping from the crippled plant does not mean there's been a rise in temperatures or radioactivity inside. also high voltage power has been reconnected at three of the reactors making a restart of their cooling systems possible. >>> meanwhile, construction of some temporary housing for those displaced by the catastrophe is under way. the prefabricated homes are made for two or three people and the hope is to have them ready to be lived in some time next month. around 250,000 people have evacuated their homes during the crisis. >>> japan's police now say more than 9,000 people are dead following the earthquake and tsunami there. and more than 12,000 are still classified as missing. clarissa ward now with details on survivors and the first known american casualty. >> reporter: a
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Mar 28, 2011 2:05am EDT
guarantees toward america's first nuclear power plant in 30 years. >> to meet our growing energy needs and prevented the worst consequences of climate change, we'll need to increase our supply of nuclear power. >> reporter: in the wake of the disaster in japan, president obama and nuclear experts have expressed confidence. they say u.s. power plants are safe. that may not be enough to ease public concerns. new polling last week found a sharp decline in the percentage of americans who support building new nuclear plants. so far, that fear has not spread to capitol hill. lawmakers are certainly raising concerns but nuclear energy still has bipartisan support. >> i'm not persuaded that nuclear power should be deleted from the list of options that we look at. >> i wouldn't, if i were the president, sign an executive order to freeze all construction of nuclear plants as the president froze all drilling in the gulf coast after that disaster down there. >> reporter: right now there are 104 nuclear reactors across the united states. these facilities account for just 20% of the nation's electricity
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Mar 30, 2011 2:35am EDT
sent from fess sa's messenger probe. america r mercury has no atmosphere, a lot of craters. nasa will release more photos later today. >> very cool. technology is amazing. >>> some rough weather in your old neck of the woods last night. strong winds pounded new orleans bringing strong winds, hail and a possible tornado. caused damage and snapped electrical lines and caused a couple of power outages. >> as long as it clears up by friday when i fly back for a little vacation. >> you'll make it. >>> here's a look at your weather in the middle of the country. from canada down to the gulf, severe storms threaten the southeast and heavy rain will drench the northwest. >> taking a look at upper 50s in seattle, portland and salt lake city. low 50s in the northeast. and upper 40s from minneapolis to baltimore. closer to average in the southern plains, about 63 degrees in dallas. >>> well, may have only been the end of string training but one guy at the ballpark in tampa was already in midseason form. >> check out that guy right there. the paramedic making that catch in the stands at the t
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Mar 21, 2011 3:05am PDT
days. >>> our coverage from libya continues later on "america this morning" with a live update on the military action. we'll follow late developments on "good morning america" and, of course, all day long on abcnews.com. >>> meanwhile in japan, a staggering toll still growing. nearly half a million people are living in shelters because of the earthquake and its aftermath. officials believe more than 18,000 people have died. but as david wright reports, every once in a while there is still a miracle. >> reporter: japanese search and rescue teams in the coastal town of ishinomaki got sudden word of survivors trapped alive. inside the debris of this three-story house, a 16-year-old boy cries out. he tells them his grandmother is with him. 40 minutes later, they're free. weak and dehydrated but alert and able to speak. her name is sumi abe, she's 80 years old, trapped in her kitchen, eating yogurt for nine days from the fridge that pinned her down. rescue workers strap her into a harness and airlift her out. a country starved for good news, a morsel of hope. this is another coastal to
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Mar 7, 2011 3:05am PST
. abc news on campus reporter explains. >> reporter: meet zach anner. >> hey, america. >> reporter: the host of a new travel show on the oprah winfrey network. >> it's called "rolling around the world with zach anner." >> reporter: and this isn't your typical travel show. >> me going to different cities around the country and then exploring them in a way that incorporates, you know, improv and meeting unique individuals and embracing the true spirit of travel where everything can go wrong and you just have to roll with it and have a good time. >> reporter: anner specializes in comedy. >> i have something called cerebral palsy, which i believe is the sexiest of the palsies. >> reporter: and has a positive outlook on life. >> when life gives you wheelchair, make lemonade. >> reporter: but getting a show of his own was no easy task. after auditioning with thousands of other americans, he was selected as a top ten finalist and headed to l.a. to film the reality show "win your own show." >> it was super fast paced. there was very little sleep. >> reporter: both finalists were awarded th
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Mar 8, 2011 3:05am EST
from their exclusive interview today on "good morning america." >>> secretary of state hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama observe international women's day in washington. it's the 100th anniversary of that event. >>> also los angeles extends its smoking ban to restaurant patios today. violators may face fines up to $500. don't light up in l.a. >> that's expensive. >>> finally this morning, an update on a story we told about you a few weeks ago. the jig is up for one notorious california cat burglar. >> i'm a dog person but i like this cat. this thief, who was a cat, was caught on tape stealing from the neighbors and now giving it back. kgo reports. >> reporter: this is no ordinary rummage sale. >> these are from -- >> daddy, are these mine? are these all mine? >> reporter: everything here -- >> a towel company. >> reporter: -- was stolen. >> underwear. >> reporter: here is the culprit, dusty, also known as clepto the cat. >> dusty took all these things. >> reporter: dusty was featured on animal planet last month where his late night rendezvouses with his neighbor's t
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Mar 2, 2011 2:35am EST
on a flight from san francisco. it's the second time they had to team up with virgin america to find dogs new homes. >> they're always shivering. they need a little coat. the west coast has a surplus of the little dogs that have become very popular there, thanks to the chihuahua-toting celebrities like paris hilton. it's paris hilton's fault. new yorkers are snatching them up because they fit into these small new york apartments. i'm a sucker for any dog that needs help or a home -- >> so is my wife. they need some fur. >> they need a warm, fuzzy coat. especially in new york. you might want to keep them in your bag. you're not going to scoop one of those up? >> we'll hold off for now. >>> we'll be right back, everyone. [ male announcer ] this is the way most people choose a toothbrush. with so many it's hard to see the difference. but this is the way his dentist chooses. fact is, more dentists use an oral-b toothbrush than any other brush. trust the brush more dentists and hygienists use...oral-b. sleep is here, on the wings of lunesta. and if you wake up often in the middle of the n
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Mar 3, 2011 2:35am EST
series "made in america." it's a challenge, of course. first david muir stripped one family's home not made of everything in america. >> which was basically everything in the house. sharyn alfonsi shows us how hard it was to find new stuff for the house made in america. this morning what their brand new made in america home looks like. >> reporter: by now you know this family who might be asking themselves, why did we do this? >> hello. >> reporter: allowing with the world news" to check everything in their home. made in india. thailand. >> bangladesh. >> reporter: where is your couch made from? china. take out anything that wasn't made in america. they came home to an empty house. >> all of our appliances are gone. and microwave, no oven, no stove, no refrigerator. john, what you making for didn'ter? >> pb&j, american classic. >> reporter: living with the consequences at bedtime. even the dog. then came the real challenge, replacing everything we took out with products made right here in america. >> hi. i'm trying to find out -- >> reporter: remember how long it took them to find that
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Mar 28, 2011 3:00am EDT
tuesday's "good morning america." the kgo gives us a sneak peek right now. >> reporter: fans lined up at midnight, some even camped out at civic center plaza. >> it's all worth it for you, britney. >> reporter: sky 7 hd gives you an idea of how many people waited to see britney in the flesh. >> the helicopters and i are arriving at the same time. it's so exciting. san francisco is on fire. . ♪ i'm so excited ♪ hit me baby one more time >> reporter: once the doors opened it took 90 minutes to fill the civic auditorium. "good morning america's" robin roberts and sam champion were behind the fans as britney was getting ready to debut her new cd. what is it that attracts so many people to britney spears? >> she is what she is and she's been through the ups and downs and always comes out on the upside of it. >> i've been humming "hold it against me" all day. they're like, sam, stop. >> reporter: we're told we can only show britney singing one song. we're not allowed to give it all away. if you want to watch the entire concert, you've got to watch "good morning america" on tuesday. ♪
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Mar 1, 2011 3:05am EST
. >> thank you, rob. thank you, peg. >>> "good morning america" will have more of their one-on-one interview with sheen later today. of course, you can watch "20/20" tonight at 10:00/9:00 central for the whole interview, outlandish, wild interview it is. >> it's tough to watch but i'm sure a lot of people will be tubing in. [ doctor ] here's some health information for people over 50. maybe you don't think you're at isk for heart attack or stroke but if you've been diagnosed with p.a.d., or have pain or heaviness in yur legs, i want to talk to you. you may have heard of poor leg circulation, which could be peripheral artery dsease, or p.a.d. with p.a.d., if you have poor circulation in your legs, you may also have poor circulation in your heart or in your brain, your risk for heart attack or stroke is more than doubled with p.a.d. now, ask yourself: am i at risk? if you're not sure, call for this free information kit to learn more. [ female announcer ] call the toll free number on the screen now to find out what the risks of p.a.d. really are. you'll find a 7-point checklist that h
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Mar 18, 2011 3:05am EDT
abc news. as we monitor the tension in libya today. we'll bring you live updates on "america this morning" and later on "good morning america." and, of course, for breaking news any time, you can go to abcnews.com. >>> to our other breaking story. the nuclear crisis in japan. u.s. officials are now saying it could take weeks to bring the crippled nuclear complex under control. this as the situation remains dangerous and complicated. brad wheelis has the latest. >> reporter: the latest pictures reveal how far gone the reactors are. explosions and em blazing heat have changed them to skeletons. plant operators put in a new power line to restore electricity and get water pumps working again. if that fails the pentagon has shipped in american pumps but japanese workers will have to operate them, continuing to defy death. in reactor four, the water and the fuel rod pool is critically low, if there's even any left. without water the rods will ignite and send radioactive smoke into the atmosphere. at reactor three a five-foot thick container is likely cracked. if its core melts down, it
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Mar 4, 2011 3:05am EST
? is that a healthy thing? because here re with in america where people can scream about stuff? >> as i said earlier, i'm an actor and i don't involve myself in it, all of it, too much, so i might be very naive in saying this is america, we pride ourselves in our freedom of speech, that means freedom of speech for everyone, i suppose. and the film makes quite clear that although the phelpses have some pretty dreadful beliefs, in my opinion, that it's not a film about them. >> you're in "the fighter" with david oe russell brought you back to that area. how does that affect you as an actress? how does it affect you as an actor and how does it affect your life and. >> i hope it doesn't affect me as an actor. i'm very proud of the technique, i still am learning with every job i do. and changed my life somewhat in ways, and mostly around work and the opportunity -- work opportunities that will be available to me. i work all the time. sometimes i don't get paid. sometimes i get paid a little less than most everybody else. again, it's just more fun when you have that much room to play, where t
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Mar 23, 2011 3:05am EDT
appeared on "good morning america" to promote it but was not happy with some of the questions that he was asked. we talked about this in our meeting this morning. so, he went on a rampage in his dressing room afterwards. diana alvear has more from "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning. you know, chris brown's new album may be titled "fncht a.m.e." but this story should be titled omg. he always brings it when he's performing but nobody could predict what happened after he lost the stage. chris brown was ready to perform on "good morning america." but not ready to discuss what kept him in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. >> recently the restraining order against you that rihanna had issued has been relaxed. have you all seen each other, been around each other? >> i mean, not really. i mean, it's not really a big deal to me now as far as that situation. definitely this album is what i want them to talk about and not what happened two years ago. >> reporter: brown sang and danced as scheduled but as soon as the song ended he stormed backstage with his team. at one point a
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Mar 23, 2011 2:35am EDT
america." see the damage at our times square studios. you won't believe what happened. we have the inside scoop on that one as well. quite the buzz this morning. >> all the talk. i was watching it live yesterday eating breakfast and i was like -- you could tell something had not -- >> having your eggs again? >> yeah, yeah. >> your eggs and -- >> and my beverage. >>> we do begin with daring rescue of two downed american pilots forced to ditch their plane in the libyan desert. >> it all comes as president obama says he is confident the u.s. can hand over control of the military operation there within days. john hendren is joining us from washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, rob and peggy. two american crew members from an f-15 fighter jet are safe after crash landing in libya. abc news has learned it took a little convincing for one that the crowd surrounding him were actually friendly rebels. the first coalition casualty of "operation odyssey dawn" was an american f-15 fighter jet but not its two-man crew. >> one crew member was rovd by coalition forces. the ot
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Mar 24, 2011 3:05am EDT
"good morning america" earlier this week. he spoke with our robin roberts tuesday morning. during that interview she asked him about his domestic abuse case involving singer rihanna. after a performance, brown stormed off, then broke a window in his dressing room before taking off. here's what he said last night on b.e.t.'s "106 & park ". >> i want to apologize to anybody who was startled in the office, anybody offended or really looked and disappointed in my actions because i was disappointed. a lot of people don't know what went down. >> brown also asked his fans not to send threats to robin roberts. we'll have much more on all of this later today on "good morning america." good to hear an apology. robin was very gracious on the show yesterday, inviting him back, despite what happened. >> which that is pretty amazing. like we're getting over all these apologies, aren't we? it's like, just don't do it in the first place? keep your wits about you. >>> here's your thursday forecast. heavy rain in the northern half of california with showers up the coast to portland. up to 2 feet of snow
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Mar 25, 2011 2:35am EDT
more than just her fragrance. they were her inspiration. "good morning america" was the only media outlet invited into the house of taylor jewelry in beverly hills where taylor met with the owners to sketch her dreams into jewelled reality. >> she'd start with the stone? start with the diamonds? how did this come together? >> she usually starts with the stone. sometimes she'll just come up with sketches on her own. >> reporter: the stone is the clear center of this piece, a 42-carat emerald surrounded by 60 carats of diamonds which sells for $320,000. this brace list of canary and white diamonds will cost you nearly $100,000. i'm a little nervous. how much is this worth? >> about $380,000. >> reporter: $380,000. okay, be very careful. that necklace is made of 100 carats of sapphires and diamonds. >> one of the things i love elizabeth always said is with beautiful gems and jewelry, we never own them, we're just temporary custodians. we just take care of them until they're passed on to the next generation. >> reporter: and like elizabeth taylor's legacy, her diamonds are forever. uni
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Mar 21, 2011 2:05am EDT
date while traveling in south america. >>> also coming up, how japan's nuclear disaster after the tsunami and earthquake could impact you, especially if you're shopping for high-lend electronics, including apple's new ipad. >> amazing the ripple effects. >>> and starting this morning, parents are getting new recommendations on how to buckle up their kids in the car. it is quite literally life-saving information. >> yeah, big change from previous recommendations. stay tuned for that. >>> but first, allied forces are making quick work of disabling libyan defenses, wiping out radar, communications, as well as missile sites. >> the question, will that be enough to tame the defiant libyan leader or will the coalition have to target his forces? allen little of the bbc reports from tripoli. >> reporter: when antiaircraft guns open up, the noise is deafening. the pulse quickens, the city fills with trep digs. arcs of trace fire hang in the air. targets near the city are under attack from missiles or aircraft that can be detected by the guns but neither seen nor heard by us. we heard one h
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Mar 25, 2011 2:05am PDT
. >>> finally this half hour, a fascinating look at the makeup of america. the figures from the latest census are out and an amazing 310 million people in this country, 99% of whom watch this show. >> how about that? with the latest numbers comes a new way to look at what it means to be an american. here's john berman. >> reporter: what is the image of the modern family? according to brand new data from the census, the modern family is, in fact, "modern family." especially gloria. >> yea. >> reporter: born in colombia. hispanics accounted for more than half of the u.s. population growth over the last decade. now 50 million strong. their numbers doubled in five states. gloria and husband jay -- >> people understand me just fine. >> reporter: the modern couple. give us one week. 15% of marriages are mixed race. americans calling themselves multiracial up 32% since 2000. the census says we are moving ever faster west and south. in 1790 the country's population center, literally the point it would balance on a scale, was in maryland. by 1820 into west virginia. mountain momma take m
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Mar 1, 2011 2:05am PST
morning america" he was surprisingly candid about his heavy drug use. >> last time i took drugs, i probably took more than anybody could survive. you know. >> reporter: what are we talking about? h mu ban gra >> reporter: he's channeling that same passion toward cbs. he plans to sue the r sing it t "two and a half men." sing it t "two and a half men." >> well, i mean, wouldn't you? e. and people beyond myself, people a lot more important than me are relying on that money to fuel the magic, you know. they're going to actually put it on a scale. a little more, a little more, add some gold, add some gold. bingo. i'm here to colle and they're going to lose. >>sa his roller coaster ride. but you loopar >> i mean, what's not to love? >> reporter: andrea canning, abc news. >> pretty incredible. >> a bit ofod n the crew, warner br decided to pay them for the four weeks theyld h, the s you can see more of this you vie on more of this it's 10:00 eastern, 9:00 to hear more of this story, subdued story. >> not tight-lipped. letting it all roll. >> train wreck. >>> welcome back. made in america
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Mar 14, 2011 2:05am EDT
city nearest the epicenter. then stay tuned, of course, for "america this morning" and also "good morning america" for live reports there on the ground in japan. >>> and turning to our other headlines this morning, beginning with libya and also the military advances being made by moammar gadhafi's forces. they continue forcing rebels back and have now forced rebels from one of their final strongholds. that advance leave's gadhafi's army pushing further toward benghazi. >>> in western virginia two sheriff's deputies are dead and two others wounded after a shootout with a robbery suspect. it all happened sunday afternoon in and around the small town of grundy, virginia. the first two deputies responded to a call about the robbery when they were shot and killed. police say the impunman took aim at two other officers injuring them before he was killed in the shootout. >>> also sad news this morning another teenage athlete has died during a game. this time it was at a basketball tournament in austin, texas. 17-year-old robert garza collapsed at that game and later died at the hospital.
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